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Memo to Bains: Dump facilities-based competition
FORMER CRTC CHAIR Konrad von Finckenstein has some advice for Innovation, Science and Economic Development minister Navdeep Bains: Drop the facilities-based competition principle when the Read more

Huawei sues the U.S. government; mentions Telus in its defence
SHENZHEN, China - Huawei announced Thursday morning that it has filed a lawsuit in a U.S. Read more

CRTC tells TekSavvy thanks, but we're still changing the CMR
CHATHAM and GATINEAU – Last month, independent ISP TekSavvy lodged an official complaint to the CRTC over its most recent Communications Read more

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Telus Health app offers Canadians healthcare, doctor visits through their smartphone
VANCOUVER – A new app from Telus Health and London-based digital health company Babylon is providing Canadians with a Read more

BlackBerry Cylance's AI-based endpoint security joins Verizon’s MSS portfolio
WATERLOO, ON – Verizon is adding BlackBerry Cylance's AI-driven antivirus security Read more

Cottage Life readies spring freeview; new original shows
TORONTO – As a long winter draws to a close, Blue Ant Media’s Cottage Life is kicking off an eight-week free preview that will include new original Canadian series showcasing weekend and lakefront living. Read more

Dylen Postnikoff joins Shaftesbury as global brand strategy VP
TORONTO - Shaftesbury has tapped former CBC exec Dylen Postnikoff for the newly expanded position of global brand strategy VP. Read more

SaskTel launches interNET Extended 10 in 25 more rural communities
REGINA - SaskTel is continuing to upgrade its internet speeds in rural areas of the province, announcing Tuesday that its interNET Extended 10 service is now available in 25 new Indigenous and Northern communities in Saskatchewan. Read more

Starz shines as Bell Media’s Encore fades
TORONTO – Starz has officially launched in Canada, available direct to consumer packaged with Bell Media streamer Crave, the broadcaster confirmed Tuesday. Read more

Bart Yabsley named new president of Sportsnet
TORONTO - Rogers Media has promoted Bart Yabsley to president of Sportsnet, effective immediately. Read more

Matthew Boswell tapped as competition commissioner
OTTAWA - Matthew Boswell has been appointed commissioner of competition for a five-year term after serving as its interim commissioner since May 2018. Read more

CTV offers digital premiere of new comedy ‘Jann’ ahead of its TV debut
TORONTO – CTV has pre-released the first episode of its new original comedy Jann across its digital platforms, some two weeks ahead of its TV broadcast premiere. Read more

Super Channel picks up dark UK comedy ‘Damned’; appoints Heart & Home channel ambassador
EDMONTON - Super Channel has acquired the UK comedy series Damned from Lionsgate. Read more

Job Board Postings

Broadcast Systems Technologist

Information Systems Officer, User SVCS (Corporate Services) - MON05188

Reporter/Editor - Meteorology (English Services) - YEL00238

Host (Meteorologist and Science Specialist) - VAN00840

Telephone Network Engineer - Eastlink

Wireless Business Sales Specialist - Eastlink

Network Specialist - Eastlink

Senior Developer Analyst (Service Now) - TEC10776-18 - Telus

Senior ServiceNow Architect - TELUS Business Solutions - TEC10801-18

Product Owner - Mobility Traffic & Prospecting - ROL03828-19 - Telus

Manager, Marketing and E-Commerce Applications - Shaw

Account Executive, Government & Education - Shaw

Market Lead, Real Estate & Municipal Affairs BC - Freedom Mobile

Cable Puller - Bell

Contact Center Solutions Integrator - Bell

Street Team Members - Bell

Dev Automation Lead - Rogers

Specialist, Digital Product Performance - Rogers

Motion Designer - Rogers

Digital Broadcast Journalist – Videojournalist - Corus

Part Time Traffic Anchor, Temporary - Corus

ENG Digital Technician - Corus

Upcoming Events

American Cable Association Summit 26
March 19, 2019 to March 21, 2019
Washington, D.C.

CanWISP Annual Conference
March 25, 2019 to March 27, 2019
Gatineau - Hilton Lac-Leamy

NAB Show 2020
April 18, 2020 to April 22, 2020
Las Vegas Convention Center

Canadian Independent Telecommunications Association 2019 Showcase
April 7, 2019 to April 9, 2019
Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls, Ont.

CommTech Awards Gala 2019
April 15, 2019
Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5W 1G3

CommTech East 2019
April 16, 2019 to April 17, 2019
Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5W 1G3

Canadian Music Week
May 6, 2019 to May 12, 2019
Toronto, Ont.

RTDNA Canada 2019 National Conference & Awards Gala
May 10, 2019 to May 11, 2019
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

CommTech West 2019
May 29, 2019 to May 30, 2019
Premier Best Western, 1316 33rd St. NE, Calgary, AB T2A 6B6, Canada

Canadian Telecom Summit
June 15, 2020 to June 17, 2020
The International Centre, Toronto

June 4, 2019 to June 6, 2019
Cologne, Germany

Western Association of Broadcasters Conference
June 5, 2019 to June 6, 2019
Banff, AB

Banff World Media Festival 2019
June 9, 2019 to June 12, 2019
Banff Springs Hotel, Banff AB

Clearcable Technology Summit
June 27, 2019
White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

The Independent Show (NCTC)
July 28, 2019 to July 31, 2019
Sheraton Grand, Chicago

Future TV Advertising Forum Canada
September 10, 2019
The Carlu, Toronto

IBC 2019
September 12, 2019 to September 17, 2019
RAI, Amsterdam

CCSA Connect 2019
September 16, 2019 to September 18, 2019
Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna, B.C.

SCTE Cable-tec Expo 2019
September 30, 2019 to October 1, 2019
New Orleans

October 14, 2019 to October 17, 2019
Cannes, France

Mobile World Congress Americas
October 22, 2019 to October 24, 2019
Los Angeles, Calif.